11/01/2013 03:37 pm ET

City Transportation Commissioner Is Resigning

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Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein — who spearheaded the installation of protected bike lanes, bike-sharing and speed cameras around schools and parks — is resigning.

One of the most innovative members of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s cabinet, Klein announced Friday that he’s leaving City Hall to return to a private sector job he has not yet identified.

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